Genetics Products

  • Personalized Medicine

    Targeted Therapeutics and Prevention

    By Michael A. Goldman

    Human genomics has revolutionized the practice of medicine and the very concepts of our health, well-being and longevity. Genes influence most of our characteristics, including the effectiveness of drug treatments, diets, cognitive therapies, and exercise. Harnessing the knowledge of genomics…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Drug Discovery Series

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it?   Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Commercialization of Next Generation Sequencing

    Solving Complexity through Rapid Innovation

    Edited by D. Curtis Jamison

    Next-Generation Sequencing has enabled faster and cheaper mapping of DNA/RNA. It allows genomic comparisons and accelerates genomic discoveries. This book will focus on the struggle of innovation, technological advancement, and business realities that has created the current patchwork of commercial…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press
    Drug Discovery Series

  • Cancer Genetics and Genomics for Personalized Medicine

    Edited by Il-Jin Kim

    This book covers almost all fields of cancer genetics and genomics for personalized medicine. Surely, the one-fits-all approach does not work anymore for disease treatment. Targeted therapy or precision medicine or personalized medicine is becoming a standard for many disease treatments including…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Pan Stanford

  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Human Genetics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Ricki Lewis

    Human genetics has blossomed from an obscure biological science and explanation for rare disorders to a field that is profoundly altering health care for everyone. This thoroughly updated new edition of Human Genetics: The Basics provides a concise background of gene structure and function through…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Phylogenomic Data Acquisition

    Principles and Practice

    By W. Bryan Jennings

    Phylogenomics is a rapidly growing field of study concerned with using genome-wide data—usually in the form of DNA sequence loci—to infer the evolution of genes, genomes, and the Tree of Life. Accordingly, this discipline connects many areas in biology including molecular and genomic evolution,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    CRC Press

  • Philosophy of Molecular Medicine

    Foundational Issues in Research and Practice

    Edited by Giovanni Boniolo, Marco J. Nathan

    Philosophy of Molecular Medicine: Foundational Issues in Theory and Practice aims at a systematic investigation of a number of foundational issues in the field of molecular medicine. The volume is organized around four broad modules focusing, respectively, on the following key aspects: What are the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation

    Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications

    By Joshua Mitteldorf

    Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20
    CRC Press

  • Chemical Genomics and Proteomics, Second Edition

    Edited by Ferenc Darvas, András Guttman, György Dormán

    Since the publication of the pioneering first edition of Chemical Genomics and Proteomics more than seven years ago, the area of chemical genomics has rapidly expanded and diversified to numerous novel methods and subdisciplines, such as chemical glycomics and lipidomics. This second edition has…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Genetic Association Studies

    Background, Conduct, Analysis, Interpretation

    By Mehmet Tevfik Dorak

    Genetic Association Studies is designed for students of public health, epidemiology, and the health sciences, covering the main principles of molecular genetics, population genetics, medical genetics, epidemiology and statistics. It presents a balanced view of genetic associations with…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Garland Science

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